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Matthew Stern

Chief Security Officer

Matt is an experienced cybersecurity executive leader in both the private and public sectors. Matt led professional services for a premier cyber threat intelligence company and the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) contract team. He was also the Program Director for system engineering, design, and deployment of the National Cyber Protection System (EINSTEIN) and the Deputy CIO for the largest ever deployed military communication system supporting 150,000 Operation Iraqi Freedom II soldiers.

Matt is a retired and decorated twenty-two-year U.S. Army combat veteran whose service culminated in command of the Army Computer Emergency Response Team (ACERT). He holds a Master’s Degree in Information Systems and Computer Resource Management from Webster University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Northern Illinois University.